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The Veterans Center is committed to making the transition of Veterans from the military to SIU Carbondale a seamless process. If you are a Veteran who is interested in attending SIU Carbondale, or have already been accepted, your first step should be to contact the Veterans Services Office. If any questions arise please do not hesitate to contact or stop by.

Veteran Services has moved:  We are still in Woody hall, but have moved to the first floor of C-Wing.  If you enter the building from the South (approaching from Faner) we are on the ground level to the left.

Please Note Veteran Services will be Closed, along with the rest of campus, Thursday December 24 - Monday January 4. 

Get Involved

Veteran Adventures

SIU Carbondale Touch of Nature has planned several trips and are working on grant funding to minimize cost:

May 23-29 Big South Fork River, Tennessee

Click here to see more information or contact Shane Brady at sbrady417@gmail.com or 618-453-1121

MyCAA for Military Spouses

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is authorized to participate in MyCAA.  Up to $4,000 in financial assistance to eligible military spouses pursuing a license, certification or Associate's degree in a portable career field!

SIU Carbondale offers:

  • Administrative Dental Assistant
  • Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing and Coding
    • Plus Medical Terminology
  • Certified Wedding Planner
  • Medical Billing and Coding
    • Plus Medical Terminology
  • Medical Coding
  • Medical Terminology
  • Pharmacy Technician

For more information check out this flyer or contact Dr. Kathy Smith at continuingeducation@siu.edu 618-453-3430

VA Health Care now available on campus

Monday through Friday - 8am to 4:30 pm

Veterans Center, Woody Hall Room B252

Click here to see the flyer

GI Bill User Orientation Video

10 minute video walks you through the basics of using GI Bill here at SIU Carbondale.  How to log on to WAVE web site, and use e-benefits.

click here to watch the video

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